ITU TELECOM

 

Poster for Telecom 87, Geneva 1987ITU TELECOM is a part of the ITU. As a showcase of telecommunications since its inception in 1971, Telecom serves, every three or four years, as a measure of the progress already achieved and a preparation for the future.

 

View of Telecom 75, Geneva 1975ITU TELECOM events seek to provide a ‘networking platform’ for the global ICT community. Under this ‘platform’ the top names from both government and industry - drawn either from across the globe or from a particular region - can come together, meet, network, view the latest technologies on the Exhibition floor and take part in topical debate in the Forum. The events also feature a wide range of other activities, which focus on all areas of the telecommunications industry from the Youth Forum or TDS (Telecommunication Development Symposium), to high-level networking functions, dinners and more.

 

Entrance of ITU TELECOM World 2006, Hong Kong, China 2006ITU TELECOM events are characterized by a diverse set of participants. The Exhibition floor generally features a combination of the big global names; from mobile operators to vendors, Internet, hardware and satellite providers. Alongside the globally recognized names, the exhibition floor also features smaller, innovative new market entrants. National and regional pavilions provide the perfect opportunity for fast-growing regional ICT companies to showcase their latest products and services.

 

Stand at Telecom 79, Geneva 1979Since 1985 the World Telecom exhibition is joined by regional events in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telecom 71                                                Geneva, Switzerland           17-27 June 1971

Telecom 75                                                Geneva, Switzerland           2-10 October 1975

Telecom 79                                                Geneva, Switzerland           20-26 September 1979

Telecom 83                                                Geneva, Switzerland           26 October - 1 November 1983

Telecom 87                                                Geneva, Switzerland           20-27 September 1987

ITU-com 89                                                 Geneva, Switzerland           3-10 October 1989

Telecom 91                                                Geneva, Switzerland           7-15 October 1991

Telecom 95                                                Geneva, Switzerland           3-11 October 1995

Telecom 97                                                Geneva, Switzerland           8-14 September 1997

Telecom 99                                                Geneva, Switzerland           10-17 October 1999

ITU Telecom World 2003                              Geneva, Switzerland           12 -18 October 2003

ITU Telecom World 2006                              Hong Kong, China                4-8 December 2006

ITU Telecom World 2009                              Geneva, Switzerland           5-9 October 2009

 

Africa Telecom 86                                       Nairobi, Kenya                    16-23 September 1986

Africa Telecom 90                                       Harare, Zimbabwe              3-9 December 1990

Africa Telecom 94                                       Cairo, Egypt                       25-29 April 1994

Africa Telecom 98                                       Johannesburg, South Africa  4-9 May 1998

ITU Telecom Africa 2001                              Johannesburg, South Africa  12-16 November 2001

ITU Telecom Africa 2004                              Cairo, Egypt                       4-8 May 2004

ITU Telecom Africa 2008                              Cairo, Egypt                       12-15 May 2008

 

America Telecom 88                                    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil          16-21 May 1988

America Telecom 92                                    Acapulco, Mexico                6-11 April 1992

America Telecom 96                                    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil          10-15 June 1996

ITU Telecom Americas 2000                          Rio de Janeiro, Brazil          10-15 April 2000

ITU Telecom Americas 2003                          Buenos Aires, Argentina       25-28 Feb. 2003 - cancelled

ITU Telecom Americas 2005                          Salvador da Bahia, Brazil     3-6 October 2005

ITU Telecom Americas 2010                          Buenos Aires, Argentina      

 

Asia Telecom 85                                          Singapore                           14-18 May 1985

Asia Telecom 89                                          Singapore                           20-25 February 1989

Asia Telecom 93                                          Singapore                           17-22 May 1993

Asia Telecom 97                                          Singapore                           9-14 June 1997

ITU Telecom Asia 2000                                 Hong Kong, China                4-9 December 2000

ITU Telecom Asia 2002                                 Hong Kong, China                2-7 December 2002

ITU Telecom Asia 2004                                 Busan, Republic of Korea     7-11 September 2004

ITU Telecom Asia 2008                                 Bangkok, Thailand               2-5 September 2008

 

ITU Telecom Europe 2007                             Sofia, Bulgaria                    3-6 Dec. 2007 - cancelled

 

ITU Telecom Middle East & Arab States 2001  Cairo, Egypt                       7-10 May 2001 - postponed

 

 

Link

 

The ITU TELECOM section on the ITU website.

 

 

Stamp catalogue - Telecom 79

 

Tunisia                        20 September 1979

 

 

Stamp catalogue - Telecom 91

 

Belgium                      5 October 1991

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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last revised: 5 July 2009